Harold Bronson Brim, Sr., 70, of 433 Curtis Drive , died Sunday January 20, 2013 at his home.
He was born March 8, 1942 in Surry County, NC a son of the late Romney Samuel and Voda Caroline Gammons Brim. Mr. Brim was a veteran of the US Air Force, a former Civitan and an accomplished athlete. He held the state high school record for 21 strike outs in a seven inning game and held the state record for the Senior Games 100 yard dash for the last two years. Bronson was also an avid golfer. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Bobbie Smith Brim and his sisters; Vernie Watson and Leeronie Easter. Bronson will be fondly remembered as a caring, loving soul who never met a stranger.
Bronson began his career with GMAC Finance and spent the ensuing years in the auto industry. He was a General Manager of Kountry Nissan and ended his career as a consultant for various dealerships.
He is survived by a son Harold Bronson Brim, Jr. of the home, brothers; Gloma Jay Brim and wife Carolyn of Mooresville, NC, Plato Brim , Reavis Brim and Delbert Brim and wife Betty all of Mt. Airy, NC sisters; Kornella Martin and husband Donald and Oleeta Chilton all of Mt. Airy, NC. Brothers-in-law Reggie Smith and wife Brenda, Dwayne Smith and Jerry Smith all of Lumberton, NC sister-in-law Dorothy Kinnaman and husband Bruce of Morehead City, NC. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
A service to celebrate the life of Harold Bronson Brim, Sr. will be held 2:30pm Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Rockingham with Rev. Dr. Jim Nelson officiating. Burial will follow in Eastside Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12-2:00pm. Thursday at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: First Baptist Church 201 N. Randolph Street.
Condolences may be made online at www.carterfuneral.net.
Richmond County Daily Journal
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013